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  • Dealing with adverse events | Alberta Medical Association
    AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Member services Physicians Physician and Family Support Program PFSP I need help now Dealing with adverse events Dealing with adverse events complaints or a privilege challenge What are the steps for dealing with adverse events complaints or a privilege challenge Steps Contact the Canadian Medical Protective Association CMPA Contact the CMPA a great support and a critical first step when facing an adverse event with a patient and before responding to a notice of complaint or a challenge to your privileges T 1 800 267 6522 or Visit the CMPA website Canadian physicians carry medical liability protection through the CMPA and CMPA provides legal counsel across Canada If necessary the CMPA will refer you to appropriate legal counsel for further guidance Contact the Physician and Family Support Program PFSP PFSP provides confidential emotional support and counseling for you and your family Record information about the incident RECORD everything you can remember about the incident for your own future reference Protect and secure the medical file Do not change or write anything on the file Make a photocopy of the file It is best not to discuss the content of a suit complaint or challenge with others It is however good to share your feelings in general about this challenging experience with someone you trust View a chart of the medical legal process for law suits complaints or challenges to licensure What the Medical Legal Process Might Look Like For more detailed information read Dealing with Adverse Events Complaints and Medical Legal Litigation Website feedback Member services Physicians Our Agreements Compensation and billing WCB Physician and Family Support Program PFSP I need help now Dealing with adverse events Physicians taking care of physicians I want to learn more Annual report Physician Health Resources

    Original URL path: https://www.albertadoctors.org/services/physicians/pfsp/i-need-help-now/adverse-events (2016-02-01)
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  • Physicians taking care of physicians | Alberta Medical Association
    Physician Advocacy Immunization Other Patient Health Matters albertapatients Forms Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Member services Physicians Physician and Family Support Program PFSP I need help now Physicians taking care of physicians Physicians taking care of physicians How can I help my colleagues What is the PFSP s Physician for Physician network Reach out to colleagues in need to direct them to the PFSP or call us for advice on how to help We believe that all physicians can benefit from having a personal family physician to maintain optimal health and thus enable them to better care for their patients We also believe that peer to peer support is an important element contributing to the health and sustainability of our profession PFSP has established a confidential network of family physicians psychiatrists and addiction specialists who are willing to take colleagues as patients when possible in their practices The PFSP can help participating physicians by providing support and education if requested How can you help We are looking for family physicians psychiatrists and addiction medicine specialists to join our Physicians for Physicians network to help their colleagues care for their own health For more information please contact us T 403 228 2880 Email PFSP Website feedback Member services Physicians Our Agreements Compensation and billing WCB Physician and Family Support Program PFSP I need help now Dealing with adverse events Physicians taking care of physicians I want to learn more Annual report Physician Health Resources PFSP Services Practice Management Program PMP AMA Physician Locum Services Insurance Wealth management Do the paperwork Resident Physicians Medical

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  • PFSP Presents! | Alberta Medical Association
    a number of keynote speakers and presenters at different medical conferences and offer presentations at other physician events such as Primary Care Network groups the AMA Representative Forum and physician health retreats PFSP s ability to fulfill requests received may be limited by the availability of appropriate presenters but we will work with you to best meet your needs AB Association of General Surgeons Review in the Rockies Dr Najma Ahmed was a PFSP sponsored keynote speaker at the Alberta Association of General Surgeons Review in the Rockies meeting on February 7 2015 in Banff Her topic was Surgeon Training Wellness What we have Learned from the Resident Duty Hours Debate Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals Conference 2015 From developing resilience in rural emergency medicine to the challenges faced by an international medical graduate in rural Alberta and the importance of ensuring rural physician wellness read highlights of three PFSP sponsored presentations at the EMRH Conference January 23 25 Banff Park Lodge What can you expect from a PFSP presentation Presentations customized to fit 60 to 90 minute timeframes Instruction time and interactive activities Clearly stated learning objectives and opportunities for reflective inquiry Relevant research in medical and social science literature Suggestions for practical action Additional print and digital resources Participant evaluations The PFSP will generally look after the honorarium for local presenters but hosts may be asked to share costs for out of town speakers Examples of topics Substance misuse Work life balance Healthy workplaces Stress management and building resilience Mindfulness Burnout Personal and professional relationships Dealing with adverse events How do I request a presentation Complete the Education Presentation Request Form Email the form to us at PFSP or fax it to us at 403 245 2899 Once we receive your form we ll work with you to

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  • Eligibility for CME | Alberta Medical Association
    through Alberta Health Services AHS or another agency Clinical services provided through an Alternate Relationship Plan ARP Services provided through the Physician On Call Program Services provided through AMA Physician Locum Services Public health services provided through AHS Eligibility Status Form If you are not billing on a fee for service basis but are still providing insured services or public health services paid by AHS print out and complete the Eligibility Status Form Complete the Eligibility Status Form Mail or fax your form to AMA Benefits Administrators Who is not eligible Physicians in the following membership categories do not qualify for the CME reimbursement program Administrative Resident Retired Under Graduate Medical Student Non Resident If your status changes during the membership year you may wish to upgrade your fee category to Insured Services or First Year in Practice to potentially qualify for these benefits To be eligible for benefits in the next calendar year you must upgrade your membership by September 30 of the previous year If you become ineligible for the CME program e g you are no longer practising you may still submit claims against unused allotments provided the expenses were incurred while you were eligible What expenses are eligible The following expenses are eligible for the CME benefit Registration fees Proof of payment including course dates location and description is required for Conventions or meetings including conferences outside Canada provided there is a recognizable medical education component Computer related courses and Internet charges incurred to access CME Preparation materials for physicians presenting scientific papers Preparation materials for physicians teaching or otherwise providing CME Self assessment programs literature searches and registration fees for the University of Alberta University of Calgary Medical Information Service College fees College of Family Physicians of Canada CFPC and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada RCPSC fees are eligible including Fees charged by the CFPC or RCPSC for participating in the MAINPRO or MOC CPD programs CFPC and RCPSC membership dues up to the MAINPRO or MOC CPD fee amount Transportation costs Copies of receipts are required for Economy airfare taxi rental car and parking Automobile travel costs at 0 55 per kilometer for out of town travel Maintenance Proof of registration or attendance is required for the following An allowance of up to 270 per day for items like meals and accommodation for out of town events This applies to days attending the CME function and up to two travel days per course Overhead costs An allowance of up to 50 per approved Continuous Professional Development credits earned either through the College of Family Physicians of Canada CFPC MAINPRO program or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons RCPSC MOC CPD program Computer hardware purchases Copies of receipts are required for the following expenses Computer hardware purchases 50 of the CME allotments may be used Digital cameras handheld computers e g Blackberry iPad iPhone scanners printers and laptops reimbursable if used for educational purposes Labor maintenance charges and accessories such as cases

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  • The AMA just made billing a whole lot easier! | Alberta Medical Association
    Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First The AMA just made billing a whole lot easier June 2 2015 Introducing the Fee Navigator the Alberta Medical Association s newest self serve tool for docs It s a web based tool that provides physicians with access to an enhanced easy to use version of the Schedule of Medical Benefits The Fee Navigator Provides physicians with expert trusted AMA billing advice and tips Helps make understanding billing easier improves billing accuracy Is always up to date helping physicians save time and money Is mobile friendly Use the tool anytime anywhere Feel assured and stress free using the convenient user friendly Fee Navigator to assist with all your billing needs Trouble accessing the site Copy and paste this link into your browser www albertadoctors org fee navigator Have feedback We d love to hear from you Please let us know what you think darcy shade albertadoctors org Website feedback The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members providing leadership support for their role in the provision of

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  • About the AMF | Alberta Medical Association
    Alberta s history of medicine Since 1987 the AMF has given or matched more than 1 million to Fund a Chair in the history of medicine at the University of Calgary U of C Make annual library grants to the medical libraries at the universities of Alberta and Calgary Establish the History of Medicine Days at the U of C and the history of medicine programs at Alberta s two faculties of medicine Help publish and distribute books on Alberta s medical history most recently Profiles and Perspectives from Alberta Medical History by Dr Robert J Lampard Run the Annual Margaret Hutton Lecture Series at the AMA s annual general meetings Create the Alberta Online Medical History collection with the U of C Press and Health Sciences Library Visit the collection for free access to a wealth of information about the history of medicine in Alberta Visit the Alberta Online Medical History collection Note about archiving and collections The Alberta Medical Foundation AMF no longer has an archive and therefore will no longer be collecting or attempting to find suitable homes for any items related to the history of medicine Due to legal requirements and practical considerations related to archives the AMF historically hasn t had the resources to manage the collection of artifacts In recognizing this the AMF asks that individuals seeking to make such donations directly contact organizations in the community whose objectives involve such donations Donating to the AMF If you are an AMA member you can donate to the AMF Your support benefits the study and preservation of medical history Donate to the AMF For more information about the AMF please contact Alberta Medical Association 12230 106 Ave Edmonton AB T5N 3Z1 T 780 482 2626 Toll free 1 800 272 9680 Email the Alberta Medical

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  • AMF annual report | Alberta Medical Association
    N Plitt accounting financial AMF activities in the past year Activities of the AMF over the past year included Continued support of the history of medicine programs at the University of Alberta U of A and the University of Calgary U of C Continued support of the History of Medicine Days Conference in Calgary Continuation of Library grants to U of A and U of C Continuation of the Margaret Hutton History of Medicine and Health Care Student Research Grant This award was introduced in 2013 to support student research in the history of medicine in Alberta We had no applicants in 2014 but will continue to fund and advertise the award in 2015 The AMF has provided eight new room names for meeting rooms at the AMA A list of individuals who have made significant contributions to medicine in Alberta was provided and has been accepted by the AMA The individuals who will now have meeting rooms named for them at the AMA are Peter Cruse Elizabeth A Flagler Helen I Huston Randall R MacLean Lionel E McLeod Allan C Rankin Patrick B Rose Earle P Scarlett AMF directorships One individual has volunteered to serve as a director of the AMF This is Dr William Anderson The current AMF directors will nominate Dr William Anderson to serve as an AMF Director at the 2016 AMF AGM Finances The finances of the AMF are significantly improved by the AMA continuing to assume responsibility for investment auditing and legal costs As well the AMF continues to benefit from donations solicited via a line item in the AMA annual dues notice since 2010 The income from donations totaled 15 206 71 in 2010 9 820 00 in 2011 8 591 00 in 2012 22 770 00 in 2013 and 13 459 97

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  • Annual North/South Doctors' Golf Tournament | Alberta Medical Association
    golf event in Alberta the 88th annual North South Doctors Golf Tournament presented by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Learn more about your hosts below Sign up to play or consider becoming a sponsor For more than eight decades this tournament has brought together physicians and health care leaders from across the province for a day of competition networking and fun In recent years we have also included medical students and resident physicians from both the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary The tournament raises funds for the AMA Medical Student Bursary Learn more about the AMA Medical Student Bursary Date time and location 2016 Tournament event TBD 8 a m shotgun start Red Deer Golf and Country Club 4500 Fountain Drive Red Deer AB T4N 6W5 403 347 5441 Registration Your registration will be processed by Active RegOnline a third party vendor located in the United States We encourage you to review the privacy policy and terms of use provided on their website Online registration is closed Check back soon to register for our 2016 event Fees 275 Student resident 185 Your registration fee includes a buffet breakfast a round of golf with a powered cart at the renowned Red Deer Golf Club and a BBQ lunch You ll get free use of the driving range and practice facility a fantastic souvenir and the opportunity to win great prizes For more information about the tournament please contact Jennifer A McCombe Membership and Benefits Administrator Alberta Medical Association T 780 732 3359 Toll free 1 866 714 5724 ext 5359 Email Jennifer A McCombe OR LeeAnne Brodie Accounting Administrator Alberta Medical Association Toll free 1 866 714 5724 ext 5469 Email LeeAnne Brodie Sponsorship Join our title sponsor TD Insurance Meloche Monnex in presenting the best doctors golf tournament of the year Sponsorship investment benefits Our sponsor investments are set out in benefits levels including Eagle sponsor Birdie sponsor Par sponsor Hole sponsor Table sponsor Supporting sponsor In addition Lunch Dinner Silent Auction Sponsor Activity Hole Sponsors and Table Sponsor are other opportunities Download the complete sponsorship package If you have any questions regarding sponsorship please contact Jeff Wolfson Canadian Medical Foundation 1870 Alta Vista Dr Ottawa ON K1G 6R7 Mobile 613 325 0156 Office 613 520 7681 Toll free 1 866 530 4979 Email jeff wolfson cmf ca Fax 613 526 7555 We look forward to seeing you on the links About your hosts Find out more The College of Physicians Surgeons of Alberta CPSA regulates the practice of medicine in Alberta The CPSA Registers physicians Accredits health facilities Provides clinical review Investigates and resolves physician related complaints Contributes to public policy affecting health care delivery Guides professional conduct and ethical behavior The Canadian Medical Foundation CMF is a national charitable organization focused solely on supporting Canada s physicians and health care system through three priority areas Funding physician health and well being initiatives Funding bursaries for medical students Funding physicians philanthropic research and medical outreach priorities The

    Original URL path: https://www.albertadoctors.org/about/awards/ama-student-bursary/north-south-golf (2016-02-01)
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